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Dozens of security forces have died as a result of Taliban attacks in recent months [Rahmat Gul-AP Photo]

Taliban attack leaves six Pakistani soldiers dead

Six soldiers are dead after Taliban militants stormed a paramilitary checkpoint in the south-western Pakistani province of Balochistan, officials said on Wednesday.

Taliban bomb maker, family killed by own bomb

A Taliban bomb maker, his wife and two children were killed as his device exploded prematurely in his home in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province on Monday, Provincial Police spokesman, Abdul-Karim Yurash said on Wednesday.

Taliban kill 25 Afghan soldiers in ambush

Around 25 Afghan army soldiers died when their convoy was ambushed by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday.
The latest attack killed three and wounded three soldiers. REUTERS-OMAR SOBHANI

Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed in attack on base

Dozens of bodies of Afghan soldiers have been found in a military base stormed by Taliban militants in the embattled Southern Province of Uruzgan, officials said on Thursday.

ISIS claims responsibility for Pakistani polling station blast

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion near a polling station in Quetta, Pakistan, on Wednesday, according to the group’s AMAQ news agency.

Taliban bans fighters from public gatherings during Afghan ceasefire

The Taliban have banned their fighters from attending public gatherings, going into cities and meeting with the Afghan public, as well as officials and security forces, during the three-day ceasefire, according to a statement by the militants.

12 police killed in fight with Taliban in Afghanistan

At least 12 police personnel, including two senior officers, were killed in fresh clashes with Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan’s Ghazni province overnight, a local official said Tuesday.

Couple caned publicly for marrying without family’s consent

Taliban militants whipped a man and a woman for marrying without their family’s approval, and for eloping from Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday.

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